Ascaris lumbricoides-Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Adult Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm)

Introduction Ascaris lumbricoides, commonly known as the “giant roundworm,” is a parasitic nematode (roundworm) that infects the intestines of humans. It is one of the most prevalent and widespread parasitic infections in the world, particularly in areas with poor sanitation and hygiene practices. Here is …

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Parasites and Their Infective Stages, Habitat, and Causing Diseases List

Parasites and Their Infective Stages, Habitat, and Causing Diseases List

Parasites and their infective stages, habitat, and causing diseases list is given as follows- S.No. Name of Parasites Infective stage Habitat Disease 1 Entamoeba histolytica Quadrinucleate cyst Large intestine Dysentery 2 Giardia lamblia Cyst Small intestine Diarrhea 3 a.Plasmodium vivexb.Plasmodium falciparumc.Plasmodium malariaed.Plasmodium ovale Sporozoa RBCs …

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